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The Weeds
The Weeds
Vox

In politics, you’re often told not to get lost in the weeds. But we love the weeds! That’s where politics becomes policy... more

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Episodes

Getting power to the people

Matt is joined by Liza Reed of the Niskanen Center to talk about energy policy, electricity transmission, and how America's... more

30 Jul 2021 · 45 minutes
Time Machine: Buchanan v. Warley (1917)

Vox's Jerusalem Demsas joins Matt and Dara on a time machine trip back to a WW1-era Supreme Court decision that... more

28 Jul 2021 · 53 minutes
Prices on the rise

Matt is joined by economist Julia Coronado to talk about inflation, markets, and employment in the pandemic recovery economy. They... more

23 Jul 2021 · 44 minutes
Time Machine: Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965

Vox's Li Zhou joins Dara and Matt for another spin in the time machine, to talk about the policy that... more

21 Jul 2021 · 56 minutes
The critical race theory debate

Matt is joined by Education Week reporter and editor Andrew Ujifusa to talk about the ill-defined and somewhat facetious debate... more

16 Jul 2021 · 57 minutes
Time Machine: Volcker Shock

Vox's Dylan Matthews joins Matt and Dara for another step into Weeds Time Machine: a visit to the past to... more

14 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Cruelty: the point

Matt is joined by Atlantic staff writer Adam Serwer, author of the new book The Cruelty Is the Point. They... more

09 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Time Machine: No Child Left Behind

Vox's Libby Nelson joins Matt and Dara on the first episode of the Weeds Time Machine: a visit to the... more

07 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Coming attractions

Vox film critic and culture reporter Alissa Wilkinson joins Matt and Dara to take a break from politics (sort of)... more

30 Jun 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Who started Covid?

Matt is joined by deputy editor of New York magazine and author David Wallace-Wells to talk about the new evidence... more

26 Jun 2021 · 54 minutes
The Weeds
Getting power to the people
The Weeds